NY Post-Dr. Bradford Parsons: Possible Circulatory Woes Put Phil's Season In Peril

New York, NY
 – April 28, 2011 /Press Release/  –– 

Phil Hughes may finally have an answer for what's caused his arm soreness, fatigue and numbness – a potential circulatory issue. The Yankees said their young starter, who has suffered through arm problems since spring training, may have thoracic outlet syndrome, and plan to send him to a specialist. "It's a very rare thing," said Dr. Bradford Parsons, an assistant professor at The Mount Sinai Hospital in the Leni and Peter W. May Department of Orthopedics. Parsons said there's no way to give a recovery time. "It's going to depend on what's causing it, how he recovers, the period of rest and rehabilitation. Then they'll reassess it." Learn More